March’s Theme is: Healthy Eating

Positively influence students’ eating habits by: teaching them that healthy, nutritious food provides energy to learn, grow and be active; role modelling healthy eating habits; and avoiding rewarding students with food.


Food and Friends. School breakfast, lunch and snack program. Contact

Fresh from the Farm. Raise funds for your school by selling fresh, Ontario-grown produce.


New Canada’s Food Guide. Order your free supply of Canada’s Food Guides as well as posters. Visit or call 1-866-225-0709.

Ontario Edible Education Network. Encourage children and youth to eat, grow, cook, and celebrate local and sustainable food. Information, recipes, videos and resources on children’s nutrition and healthy eating. Search School Health at to get started.

Public Library Resources

Buzz in a Bottle: The Dangers of Caffeine-Spiked Energy Drinks DVD (grades 7-8).

How Does Your Fat/Salt/Sugar Stack Up? 3 separate displays (grades 1-8).

How Sweet Is This? Interactive Display (grades 1-8).

The Eat Well Plate. Illustrates recommended portion sizes (grades 1-8).

A Quick Cup of Empty Calories Kit. Fun game about sugar/fat in caffeinated drinks (grades 5-8).

Looking for a classroom activity? Here’s an idea!


Boost student well-being one bite at a time! Visit and start earning fun, easy, healthy eating badges. Free resources and activities will help guide the way.

Important March 2020 Dates

Wednesday, March 4

Friday, March 6,

Wednesday, March 11

Monday, March 16 - Friday, March 20:

  • March Break

Tuesday, March 17:

  • St. Patrick’s Day